United Russia clears 50-percent mark in parliamentary elections

With over 62 percent of the ballots counted, Russia‚Äôs ruling United Russia party is gaining 50.13 percent, and its closest rival, the Communist Party (KPRF) 19.49 percent. A Just Russia is gaining 12.86 percent, and Liberal Democrats (LDPR) 11.93 percent. President Dmitry Medvedev congratulated the leaders of other parties on getting seats in the State […]